NIHCM Award for Undark’s series on PM 2.5

Posted by in Journalism, PM2.5 Pollution | April 15, 2019

Noting that “the judges were blown away by the spectacular use of digital media and its success at making data accessible to the public,” The National Institutes of Health Care Management has named “The Weight of Numbers: Air Pollution and PM 2.5” winner of its prestigious Digital Media Award.

Polk Award for Undark’s Series on PM 2.5

Posted by in Journalism, PM2.5 Pollution | February 19, 2019

Breathtaking Pollution in Nigeria

Posted by in Journalism, PM2.5 Pollution | October 22, 2018

The third installment of Undark’s ambitious examination of PM2.5 pollution around the globe is live today. A special shout-out to Larry for the photographs and video and to intrepid reporter Anna Cunningham, who together produced this excellent body of work despite dangerous conditions (they traveled by necessity with armed guards), extreme working conditions, ¬†and for […]

Bearing Witness at GWU

Posted by in Uncategorized | October 10, 2017

If you’re in DC, make time to stop into Gallery 102 on the campus of George Washington University to see the heart-rending exhibition, Bearing Witness: Visualizing Modern Slavery, up through October 20. Curated and produced by ArtWorks for Freedom/ ACTION!, the exhibit features photographs, sculpture, collages, video, and paintings by six artists and survivors of […]

Undark series finalist for Online Journalism Awards

Posted by in Uncategorized | October 5, 2017

A quick word of heartfelt thanks to Undark Magazine, the non-profit digital science magazine published by the Knight Science Journalism Fellowship Program, and the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting, for their continuing support of our work. We were flattered and a bit surprised to learn recently that Wear & Tear, our four-part series on pollution […]

Larry’s work part of Wright State photography exhibition

Posted by in Uncategorized | October 21, 2015

Ten images Larry made on commission for in collaboration with the Center for Investigative Journalism in Berkeley, California are now on exhibit at the Robert and Elaine Stein Galleries in the Creative Arts Center at Wright State University in Dayton. The show, entitled Visions of Conflict: A Cultural Context showcases the work of documentary […]

Emmy Award for Larry and PBS NewsHour

Posted by in Journalism, Video production | October 2, 2015

We’re so honored to receive an Emmy award for a January 2014 story Larry produced with PBS NewsHour and the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting about compressor mining in the Philippines. The Philippine legislature cited the PBS NewsHour broadcast when it voted to outlaw the dangerous and deadly practice of underwater mining. View the original […]

Emmy nomination for PBS NewsHour story on Compressor Mining

Posted by in Uncategorized | July 27, 2015

The PBS NewsHour segment featuring Larry’s photography and reporting from the Philippines on compressor mining is one of five nominees for a 2015 Emmy in the category of Outstanding Investigative Journalism in a Regularly Scheduled Newscast. Congratulations to the entire team at PBS NewsHour, including Executive Producer Linda Winslow, Senior Producer Justin Kenny, Producer Frank […]

“Uncommon diseases” where mercury is widely used

Posted by in Uncategorized | July 27, 2015

See Larry’s latest installment on child labor and mercury poisoning in small-scale gold mining. Posted this week on the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting website.

Norwegian Mining Museum Exhibit

Posted by in Uncategorized | March 20, 2015

  The Norsk Bergverksmuseum (Norwegian Mining Museum) is exhibiting, “The Dark Side of Gold,” which features more than 80 photographs of children working in small-scale gold mines in Asia and Africa, through December 22, 2015, in Kongsberg, Norway. The museum is hosting a series of talks on child labor and mining throughout the show’s run, […]